Labour Boosts Party Democracy



Conference votes to strengthen role of 600,000 ordinary members
DELEGATES to Labour conference voted yesterday to boost the role of the party’s 600,000 members and millions of affiliated trade unionists.
Left-wing MPs have praised the rule changes as strengthening the voice of ordinary people in the party and making it easier for Labour to win power as “a party for the many and not the few.”
There will now be three more seats on the party’s national executive for constituency party reps and one more for trade unions, taking the total number of members to 28.
They also voted to reduce the... read more

 
27 September 2017 in Editorial, Views: 104
Source: Morning Star
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